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H.R.4901: Advancing Conservation and Education Act of 2014
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||public lands and natural resources|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Rob Bishop, R-Utah|
|Total Cosponsors||2 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||June 19, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 29, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
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Advancing Conservation and Education Act of 2014 - Allows Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) to relinquish state land grant parcels wholly or primarily within federal conservation areas and to select, in exchange, unappropriated public land within the state. Defines "federal conservation areas" as lands within the outer boundaries of units of the National Park, National Wilderness Preservation, National Wildlife Refuge, or National Landscape Conservation Systems and certain designated lands within the National Forest System.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to create a process for the relinquishment of such parcels.
Allows a western state to select, and the Secretary to convey, lands that are mineral in character.
Requires the overall value of the state land grant parcels and the unappropriated public land to be conveyed to be ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 29, 2014||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|June 26, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.|
|June 26, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.|
|June 26, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.|
|June 19, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|